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■(BB) 'Champagne Blush'

2006, Christopherson

'Champagne Blush' (Vincent Christopherson, R. 2006). Seedling #AG8-17A. BB, 24" (61 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards white lightly veined pink; style arms white; falls white banded soft pink, pink shoulders; beards white tipped orange; glaciata; slight sweet fragrance. 'Magic Moonbeams' X 'Calm Assurance'. Christopherson 2006. Honorable Mention 2008.

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Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at by Chapman IrisTaken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City


From AIS Bulletin #341 April 2006 Introducing Champagne Blush BB 24" E-M. Coming from Calm Assurance our second amoena glaciata introdution, white standards faintly veined pink; white falls banded soft pink with richer pink shoulders; white beard hairs tipped orange. Good grower. Fertile both ways. Sdlg # AG8-17A. (Magic Moonbeams X Calm Assurance). $25.00. Vincent Christopherson.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
ChampagneBlush_by_JanLauritzen.jpgjpg ChampagneBlush_by_JanLauritzen.jpg manage 74 K 22 Oct 2010 - 07:52 Main.janlauritzen Taken at the AIS 2009 Convention in Kansas City
champagne_blush.jpgjpg champagne_blush.jpg manage 24 K 10 Feb 2013 - 01:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
champagneblush-jb.jpgjpg champagneblush-jb.jpg manage 16 K 10 Jan 2013 - 21:40 Main.Harloiris photo by Chapman Iris
Topic revision: r12 - 22 Nov 2022, TerryLaurin
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